This commercial 40 qt. stock pot is a constructed of aluminum. This model is a great heat conductor. This 40 qt. stock pot, known as restaurant cookware, is a lighter cooking solution. This unit has a heavy duty construction. This 40 qt. stock pot is designed to last the every day use in a kitchen. This model has a satin finish. This cookware, 40 qt. stock pot has oversized handles. This feature is fastened with heavy duty rivets. This restaurant 40 qt. stock pot is NSF listed. Cover #628-384 for this unit is sold separately. This 40 qt. stock pot quickly heats up. This model is 141/2""Diam. and weighs 9 lbs. Central Restaurant Products offers this 40 qt. stock pot as a part of our Value Series product line.